Vocabulary Development in English Reading

Qin YU

Abstract


At present, the problem of giving attention to vocabulary still remains. It is argued in this essay for the attention to vocabulary development. Five procedures are presented in vocabulary teaching and reasons for low efficiency in vocabulary learning and teaching are analyzed. Techniques as a semantic mapping activity, creating meaningful contexts, lexical phrases activity and using an integrated approach in teaching and learning vocabulary are put forward.

Key words: Vocabulary development; Semantic mapping activity; Meaningful contexts; Lexical phrases; Integrated approach


Keywords


Vocabulary development; Semantic mapping activity; Meaningful contexts; Lexical phrases; Integrated approach

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968%2Fj.sll.1923156320110303.866

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